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eNom & WHMCS Announce New TLD Integration for Version 5.2.3 Software


Published on 4/4/2013

New Version Allows Customer Access to eNom TLD Program

KIRKLAND, Wash., Apr 04, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- eNom, Inc., the world's largest ICANN accredited wholesale registrar, and WHMCS, a billing and support solutions company, today announced the inclusion of eNom's new TLD program in the recently launched WHMCS Version 5.2.3 software. This update will allow WHMCS users the unique opportunity to participate in all aspects of the initial phases of the new TLD launch, including the Sunrise and Landrush periods.

"We are an advocate and true believer in the introduction of new TLDs, as it will change how the world uses the Web," said Aaron Phillips, vice president of business development for WHMCS. "Our partnership with eNom demonstrates our commitment to be at the forefront of this new digital endeavor."

Today's announcement is the result of a long collaboration between eNom and WHMCS in raising the visibility of new TLDs to the sizeable number of customers using both companies' solutions. In November 2012, the companies announced a New-TLD-WHMCS add-on available to all WHMCS customers already on the eNom platform. With the release of 5.2.3, all WHMCS customers are now able to simply integrate and oversee the entire new TLD process - from supporting the trademark windows to granting access to new domain extensions the exact minute they go live.

"No matter who you are, as long as you're a WHMCS customer you can very easily participate in this historic event," said Chris Sheridan, vice president of business development for eNom. "We have made significant technology enhancements to ensure that our resellers have access to participating in what we believe will be a very lucrative opportunity for them with the launch of new domain extensions. No other registrar has executed a comparable initiative, establishing eNom as an essential partner for organizations interested in the innovative gTLD market."

eNom is building tools and services to help its partners take advantage of the availability of new TLDs. eNom is rolling out new modules to help customers take orders for the Sunrise, Landrush and General Availability periods of TLD launches occurring in the months ahead. These modules are powered by the robust and comprehensive eNom technology platform, which supports over 15M domain names and 8,800 resellers. The first module available is the new gTLD Watchlist, which captures expressions of interest from customers to drive leads and revenue associated with new domain name extensions.

About eNom

eNom, Inc., is the world's largest ICANN accredited wholesale domain name registrar. A part of the Demand Media family of companies, eNom makes it easy for individuals and organizations to buy and sell Internet domains and related services. For more information about eNom, please visit www.enom.com.

About WHMCS

WHMCS, a private company based in the UK, was established in 2005 as the first company to develop a system to combine billing and support solutions into a single package. Since then, WHMCS has developed an all-in-one client management, billing & support solution for online business in over 90 countries worldwide supporting everything from signup to termination, with automated billing, provisioning and management. WHMCS has been able to provide one of the most popular billing and support solutions for web host by partnering with numerous strategic partners to provide its customers with the products and services to allow its end users to achieve success.